Classic Hedge Fund Trading Strategies I

Classic Hedge Fund Trading Strategies I

In this video, Trevor gives a detailed explanation of various types of strategies employed by a hedge fund. He further takes us through the real-life examples of some of the more famous trades that have taken place over the years.
Overview

Hedge funds typically operate with a simpler goal, they must make money and produce returns while adhering to the laws and regulations that regulate them. Hedge funds tend to specialise and stick to the strategies and markets they know best. These strategies vary from large-picture macroeconomic strategies to relative value strategies that take advantage of minor differences in valuation between similar securities.

Key learning objectives:

  • What are Macro funds?

  • What are Equity Hedge funds?

  • What is High Frequency Trading?

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Trevor Pugh

Trevor Pugh

Trevor has worked in finance since 1995. He started his career in investment banking after studying Law at Cambridge and taking a Masters Degree in Financial Services from University College Dublin. Trevor spent 18 years at Barclays investment bank where he became a Managing Director and head of Gilt trading. He currently works as Chief Operating Officer for a hedge fund.

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